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Recipe for Blood Orange Salad with Kale and Avocado

Serves 1-2
use organic ingredients whenever possible

Ingredients

  • *1 bunch of Lacinato aka "Dinosaur" or "Tuscan" kale
  • *extra virgin olive oil
  • *2 blood oranges supremed
  • *1/2 perfectly ripe avocado sliced
  • *1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • *1 handful of raw pine nuts
  • *aged balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • 1. Rinse and dry the kale. Remove any tough stems.
  • 2. Chop or tear the leaves into bite-size pieces (or shred the kale with a knife or food processor). Drizzle some olive oil over the kale and mix well, "massaging" the greens with very clean hands.
  • 3. Allow the kale to marinate in the refrigerator for a few hours before adding the orange segments, sliced avocado, cilantro, and pine nuts. Mix well.
  • 4. Add a little more olive oil and drizzle of of aged balsamic vinegar before serving.